He graduated with a B.A degree in painting from Shahed university of Tehran in 2010. He has turned to environmental art and performance since 2005. He had participate in more than 40 art exhibition and festival in some countries such as America, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Canada, France, India and Iran and also take part in more than 17 environmental art festival in Iran.

He was the curator of two Recycling Art Festivals in Qazvin-Iran. He has two solo exhibitions in Mohsen Gallery in Tehran 2011 and Wongol art Gallery in Korea 2014.

After being elected in first contemporary festival of contemporary art in Iran(persbook),in 2010,he was evaluated by Edward Lucie Smith in a book about body art.

Some of his works was presented in some exhibitions such as “CONTACT Photography festival” in Canada and “3 worlds in 1” in Lithuania by Edward Lucie smith. He participated in Global Nomadic Art Project and residency 2014 in Korea.

Since 2005,as a member of “open 5” he performed many group works in environmental art. He has done some scientific studies about contemporary art.

His latest works represented in ”Spring art Festival” in Tehran, “Hiroshima Memorial” exhibition in Qasr museum of Tehran, “Earth and Time” selective works of environmental Persian artists, the first festival of environmental art in Tehran, Eco Art Internet Award America(with open 5 group), “Nomadic Report”, Arko art center museum between 2012-2015.

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